John Cena is coming to Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 16-time World champion will star in a new action comedy movie directed and produced by Jason Bateman (Ozark, Arrested Development).
The story of the untitled film involves a family that gets stuck in an abandoned movie studio. “The sets come to life and the family members find themselves stuck in a various movies.”
Cena’s acting career continues to flourish as he spends more time on movie sets and less time on the road with WWE. His latest hit, the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee, has grossed over $420 million worldwide since premiering on December 21st. He recently spent several months in China filming Project X-Traction with Jackie Chan.
Earlier today, The Rock revealed Roman Reigns has joined the cast of Hobbs and Shaw, the Fast and Furious spinoff hitting theaters this summer.
John Cena tweeted the following about his new Netflix role:
— John Cena (@JohnCena) January 25, 2019